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  • Desolation Island
  • Written by Patrick O'Brian
    Read by Tim Pigott-Smith
  • Format: Abridged Audiobook Download | ISBN: 9780375417030
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Desolation Island

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Read by Tim Pigott-Smith
On Sale: July 05, 2000
ISBN: 978-0-375-41703-0
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Sent to rescue Governor Bligh, former captain of HMS Bounty, Jack Aubrey sets off for Australia in the Leopold with his friend Stephen Maturin and a hold full of convicts in this fifth of the Aubrey/Maturin series.

A beautiful and dangerous spy lurks among these prisoners, as does an even more lethal traveling companion, gaol fever, a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the under-manned, outgunned Leopold sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic. There in mountainous seas, the Dutchman closes.

"Good history, espionage, romance and an action at sea that for sheer descriptive power can match anything in fiction." (The Guardian)


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  • Desolation Island by Patrick O'Brian
  • July 05, 2000
  • Fiction
  • Random House Audio
  • $14.98
  • 9780375417030

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